The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 85 113 84
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -29
Contract jobs citing PMP 39 18 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 0.70% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.54% 2.66% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 15
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% -27.69%
PMP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
704 676 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.69% 26.20% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 273 253
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Berkshire region.

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 15 £413 +10.00% 1
Newbury - 1 £320 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
PMP
South East

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 67 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 51 (76.12%) PRINCE2
3 41 (61.19%) Project Management
4 32 (47.76%) Telecoms
5 21 (31.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (23.88%) Finance
7 14 (20.90%) Service Management
8 13 (19.40%) MS Office
8 13 (19.40%) Degree
9 12 (17.91%) MS Visio
10 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
10 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
11 10 (14.93%) ITIL
12 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
12 9 (13.43%) Marketing
13 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.94%) MS Project
14 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
14 7 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (8.96%) Internet
15 6 (8.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (8.96%) SAP
15 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
15 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
15 6 (8.96%) Change Management
15 6 (8.96%) Time Management
15 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) Drupal
2 3 (4.48%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Office
2 12 (17.91%) MS Visio
3 8 (11.94%) MS Project
4 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
5 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 4 (5.97%) WAN
3 3 (4.48%) LTE
3 3 (4.48%) 3G
4 2 (2.99%) UMTS
4 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) Wireless
4 2 (2.99%) 4G
5 1 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.49%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.49%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) HSPA
5 1 (1.49%) 2G
5 1 (1.49%) Firewall
5 1 (1.49%) ATM
5 1 (1.49%) GPRS
5 1 (1.49%) SDH
5 1 (1.49%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.49%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
General
1 32 (47.76%) Telecoms
2 16 (23.88%) Finance
3 9 (13.43%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.97%) Electronics
4 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Legal
6 2 (2.99%) Retail
7 1 (1.49%) Automotive
7 1 (1.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (82.09%) Project Manager
2 12 (17.91%) OSS Project Manager
3 9 (13.43%) Technical Project Manager
3 9 (13.43%) Technical Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.97%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Operations Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Sales Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Relationships Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.99%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
1 3 (4.48%) Flash
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Social Media
3 3 (4.48%) DTV
4 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.49%) PMI
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) PRINCE2
2 41 (61.19%) Project Management
3 21 (31.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.90%) Service Management
5 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
6 10 (14.93%) Programme Management
6 10 (14.93%) ITIL
7 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
9 6 (8.96%) Change Management
9 6 (8.96%) Time Management
9 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (8.96%) Change Control
10 5 (7.46%) Resource Management
10 5 (7.46%) CRM
11 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.97%) Logistics
11 4 (5.97%) Migration
11 4 (5.97%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) Java
1 3 (4.48%) PHP
2 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (19.40%) Degree
3 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (7.46%) MAPM
5 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.48%) CAPM
6 3 (4.48%) CISM
6 3 (4.48%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) CCEE
7 1 (1.49%) CCAA
7 1 (1.49%) CCIA
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCNP
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (7.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) QA
4 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) XenServer
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (8.96%) SAP
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) hybris
6 1 (1.49%) Agilent
6 1 (1.49%) ATG
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix